Portraits of American Life Study
Hosted by The ARDA
The PALS seeks to understand the impact of religion in everyday life, and ultimately the connections between religious change and other forms of change among diverse individuals and families over the course of their lives.
Results & Summaries
Which have views on spiritual or religious matters that are conservative or traditional? Name 1 (NE_32_1)



Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Refused 0.4%
1
0.5%
2
0.5%
2
2.0%
5
1.1%
1
0.8%
11
Don't know 14.8%
36
9.9%
38
7.5%
31
16.0%
39
10.2%
9
11.1%
153
1 84.8%
207
89.6%
345
92.0%
379
82.0%
200
88.6%
78
88.1%
1209
Missing 312 363 343 168 53 1239
TOTAL 100.0%
244
100.0%
385
100.0%
412
100.0%
244
100.0%
88

1373


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.4%
3
1.2%
8
0.8%
11
Don't know 10.7%
76
11.6%
77
11.2%
153
1 88.9%
632
87.1%
576
88.0%
1208
Missing 641 598 1239
TOTAL 100.0%
711
100.0%
661

1372


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Refused 1.5%
1
1.2%
2
0.6%
2
1.7%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.7%
10
Don't know 16.4%
11
10.5%
17
13.2%
44
5.7%
17
3.6%
6
16.8%
57

0
11.1%
152
1 82.1%
55
88.3%
143
86.2%
287
92.6%
277
96.4%
160
83.2%
283

5
88.1%
1205
Missing 102 218 299 205 58 336 0 1218
TOTAL 100.0%
67
100.0%
162
100.0%
333
100.0%
299
100.0%
166
100.0%
340

5

1367


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.9%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
10
Don't know 11.0%
114
11.9%
14
14.6%
19
5.9%
3
0.0%
0
6.3%
2
11.1%
152
1 88.1%
910
88.1%
104
85.4%
111
92.2%
47
100.0%
7
93.8%
30
88.2%
1209
Missing 778 160 191 57 2 50 1238
TOTAL 100.0%
1033
100.0%
118
100.0%
130
100.0%
51
100.0%
7
100.0%
32

1371


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.7%
3
1.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.6%
1
2.5%
4
0.7%
10
Don't know 11.8%
8
5.8%
25
11.3%
22
10.8%
37
25.3%
45
10.1%
16
11.2%
153
1 88.2%
60
93.5%
402
87.7%
171
89.2%
305
74.2%
132
87.3%
138
88.1%
1208
Missing 79 264 168 351 232 145 1239
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
430
100.0%
195
100.0%
342
100.0%
178
100.0%
158

1371


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.5%
1
0.0%
0
1.0%
5
1.2%
4
0.7%
10
Don't know 12.1%
26
8.0%
25
11.8%
59
12.5%
43
11.2%
153
1 87.4%
187
92.0%
287
87.2%
436
86.4%
298
88.1%
1208
Missing 226 309 380 323 1238
TOTAL 100.0%
214
100.0%
312
100.0%
500
100.0%
345

1371


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.5%
3
1.2%
3
0.4%
1
2.3%
3
3.2%
1

0
0.8%
11
Don't know 21.3%
27
11.4%
68
13.4%
34
4.3%
10
7.7%
10
12.9%
4

2
11.2%
153
1 78.7%
100
88.0%
523
85.4%
217
95.3%
223
90.0%
117
83.9%
26

3
88.0%
1206
Missing 180 462 226 187 137 41 0 1233
TOTAL 100.0%
127
100.0%
594
100.0%
254
100.0%
234
100.0%
130
100.0%
31

5

1370